Forestry in Oregon

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Schools Offering Forestry Programs in Oregon


Around 0.1% of Oregon's graduates graduate from forestry degree programs every year. Thus, Oregon's 3 forestry schools put out approximately 84 foresters each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oregon that has a forestry program is Oregon State University. Oregon State University, which was ranked 64th in the country in 2010, is located in Corvallis. In 2010, 51 students graduated from Oregon State University's forestry program. The tuition rate at Oregon State University was $7,115 per year.

The second-ranked school in Oregon with a forestry program is Mt Hood Community College, which is located in Gresham. In 2010, it was ranked 87th nationwide. 5 students graduated with degree in forestry from Mt Hood Community College in 2010. Mt Hood Community College charged in-state students $3,769 in tuition fees per year.

Central Oregon Community College, which is located in Bend, is the third-ranked school in Oregon that has a forestry program. It received a ranking of 88th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Central Oregon Community College graduated 25 students from its forestry programs. Students at Central Oregon Community College paid $2,643 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Oregon forestry school, average tuition will be $4,509 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,643 per year to $7,115 per year. The Oregon forestry schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Oregon State University - located in Corvallis, students are charged $7,115 per year
  2. Mt Hood Community College - located in Gresham, students are charged $3,769 per year
  3. Central Oregon Community College - located in Bend, students are charged $2,643 per year

The forestry schools in Oregon that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Central Oregon Community College - located in Bend, students are charged $2,643 per year
  2. Mt Hood Community College - located in Gresham, students are charged $3,769 per year
  3. Oregon State University - located in Corvallis, students are charged $7,115 per year

A forestry degree from an Oregon school... what next?

A large number of Oregon forestry graduates become foresters. In 2010, there were 570 foresters working in Oregon. The largest populations of Oregon foresters are working in the following counties:

  1. Clackamas County - 110 foresters
  2. Baker County - 90 foresters
  3. Clatsop County - 70 foresters

Salary

A forester in Oregon makes an average of $61,140 per year. In 2010, however, some Oregon foresters earned as little as less than $40,980 per year or as much as more than $93,890 per year. On average a forester earns the most in the following Oregon counties:

  1. Clackamas County - $67,700 per year
  2. Lane County - $64,770 per year
  3. Baker County - $59,420 per year

The following counties in Oregon have the lowest average salaries for foresters:

  1. Clatsop County - $58,290 per year
  2. Jackson County - $58,520 per year
  3. Douglas County - $58,990 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in forestry in Oregon and to compare salaries with various related fields such as forestry or public administration, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Forestry in Oregon
  • Bachelor's Degree in Forestry in Oregon
  • Master's Degree in Forestry in Oregon
  • Doctoral Degree in Forestry in Oregon
  • Certificate in Forestry in Oregon

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,817 miles from location Oregon State University Corvallis OR 35.6035 44% 21,950
7,750 miles from location Mt Hood Community College Gresham OR 12.9715 n/a 8,897
7,743 miles from location Central Oregon Community College Bend OR 12.4455 n/a 6,261
 

Curious what studying Forestry gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Oregon

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Forest and Conservation Technicians + 2,810 $37,210 5.2%
2
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers + 1,050 $72,440 31.3%
3
Foresters + 570 $61,140 -12.3%
4
Conservation Scientists + 490 $67,510 -41.7%
5
Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists + 50 $42,120 0.0%
6
Forest and Conservation Workers + 40 $30,930
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are forestry related jobs in Oregon